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Birmingham City player ratings vs Huddersfield Town: Placheta shines as Blues go top of Championship

Birmingham City moved to the top (yes, the top) of the Championship table following their win on Friday evening.

Birmingham City moved to the top of the Championship table following an impressive 2-1 victory over Huddersfield Town.

Two first half goals from Scott Hogan and Przemyslaw Placheta were enough to hand the Blues all three points in a well deserved win at St Andrew’s.

Danny Ward scored a consolation just after the hour mark but away from a shakey few minutes following the goal, John Eustace’s men were comfortable and saw the game out in impressive fashion.

Here’s how BirminghamWorld rated the performances of the boys in blue on Friday evening.

Birmingham City (3-1-4-2): Ruddy; Trusty, Sanderson, Roberts; Woods; Colin, Bacuna, James, Placheta (89’ Friend); Deeney (75’ Graham), Hogan (82’ Jutkiewicz)

Huddersfield Town (4-1-4-1): Nicholls; Turton, Edmonds-Green (75’ Boyle), Lees, Ruffels; Hogg; Anjorin (76’ Rhodes), Thomas, Russell, Rudoni (89’ Koroma); Ward (76’ Holmes)

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